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Michigan State Senate Committee hears “Castle Doctrine” legislation!

Friday, May 12, 2006

 

On Tuesday, May 16, Senate Bill 1046, “Castle Doctrine” legislation sponsored by Senator Alan Cropsey (R-33) is scheduled to be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee.  This legislation will help the citizens of Michigan in two important ways: 

 

  • protects your right to self-defense, and ensures you do not have a “duty to retreat” from a violent attacker; and
  • gives immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for the use of such force.  

 

Please call the Senate Judiciary Committee at (517) 373-3760 and respectfully ask them to support SB 1046.

 

 To find out which Senators are on the Senate Judiciary Committee please use the “Standing Committees” feature at http://senate.michigan.gov/.

 

If you would like more information regarding “Castle Doctrine” legislation or other firearms issues and laws in Michigan and around the nation, please visit our website at www.nraila.org/.

 

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